Cow Honeybourne, Gloucestershire Family History Guide

Cow Honeybourne is a chapelry of Church Honeybourne Ancient Parish (Worcestershire) in Gloucestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1673

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Cow Honeybourne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COW-HONEYBOURNE, a parish in the district of Evesham and county of Gloucester; at the boundary with Worcester, on the West Midland railway, near Honey-bourne r. station, 5½ miles E of Evesham. Post town, Weston-Subedge, under Broadway. Acres, 1,360. Real property, £3,134. Pop., 360. Houses, 74. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, not reported. Patron, the Rev. R. Poole. The church waa rebuilt in 1862. Charities, £31.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Cow-Honey-Borne, 3 miles N.W. Campden. P. 327

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parish Records

Birth Marriage and Death Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England Marriages, 1538–1973 

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977


Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Grave Indexes

BillionGraves Index

Find A Grave Index

Migration and Naturalisation Records

Migration Records at FamilySearch

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Census Records

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

Military Records

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Poll Books

Cow Honeybourne Poll Book 1834 - Google Books


Poll Book 1834, Cow Honeybourne

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of August 1834 between Christopher William Codrington, Esquire, and Charles Hanbury Tracy Leigh, Esquire.

Poll Book of the Election, August 1834 for the Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester.

Campden Polling District

Cow Honeybourne Parish

NameResidenceQualificationWhere Situate
Arkell JosephCowhoneybournefreehold landCowhoneybourne
Ashwin JamesBratforton Worcestershireleasehold landditto
Ashwin Manley Cowhoneybourne ditto ditto
Bennett Thomasditto50/. renterditto
Bishop Johndittoleasehold house &c.ditto
Bonaker Wm. Baldwin Rev.Church Honeybournefreehold landditto
Burn JohnPershoredittoditto
Coldicott UndrillCowhoneybourne50/. renterditto
Cottrell ThomasOxfordfreehold house &c.ditto
Drury SamuelCowhoneybourne50/. renterditto
Dyer RichardNorvill Salopfreehold landditto
Fletcher RichardCowhoneybourne50/. renterditto
Gibbs RobertBratfortonfreehold houseditto
Hall JosephHoneybourne Gate Inndittoditto
Lidsey RichardCowhoneybourne50/. renterditto
Lewis RichardHamptonleasehold house &cditto
Waddams WilliamGrafton Warwickshirefreehold landditto
White StephenBratfortonleasehold housesditto
Yeomens JohnCowhoneybournefreehold houseditto

Marriages Out of Parish

Below is a list of people who were from Cow Honeybourne but who were married in another parish.

Thomas Proctor, of Cow Honeyborne, & Elizabeth Bird, of Bradforton 27 Jan. 1745 at South Littleton, Worcestershire.


  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Evesham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Evesham
  • Poor Law Union: Evesham
  • Hundred: Kiftsgate
  • Province: Canterbury